It Ain’t Easy Bein’ Breesy

After being torched for four passing TDs by Marcus Mariota’s first NFL gameit’s time to go back to the well against the Tampa Bay defense and use FantasyDraft’s own Drew Brees. Here are my picks for the Sunday-Monday NFL week two slate:


Quarterbacks (QB)  Running Backs (RB) Wide Receivers (WR) Tight Ends (TE) Defense (DEF)
Drew Brees, $15,100 Marshawn Lynch, $14,000 Julio Jones, $17,200 Jimmy Graham, $11,800 Miami Dolphins, $6,500
Ben Roethlisberger, $14,700 DeMarco Murray, $13,600 Odell Beckham Jr., $171,00 Greg Olsen, $9,500 Cincinnati Bengals, $6,000
Russell Wilson, $14,400 Mark Ingram, $12,100 Antonio Brown, $17,000 Tyler Eifert, $9,000 Carolina Panthers, $6,000
Tony Romo, $14,100 Justin Forsett, $12,000 Jordan Matthews, $14,000 Martellus Bennett, $8,600 St. Louis Rams, $6,000
Eli Manning, $13,800 DeAngelo Williams, $11,100 Brandin Cooks, $13,300 Jason Witten, $8,200 Tennessee Titans, $5,900
Matt Ryan, $14,400 Lamar Miller, $10,600 Julian Edelman, $13,200 Kyle Rudolph, $8,200 Arizona Cadinals, $5,800
Sam Bradford, $13,600 Carlos Hyde, $9,900 Terrance Williams, $10,800 Heath Miller, $7,900 Baltimore Ravens, $5,700
Philip Rivers, $13,200 Chris Ivory, $9,100 Pierre Garcon, $10,500 Dwayne Allen, $6,600 New Orleans Saints, $5,600
Ryan Fitzpatrick, $11,200 Darren Sproles, $6,800 Cole Beasley, $7,300 Richard Rodgers, $6,500 Houston Texans, $5,600


Quarterbacks (QB)  Running Backs (RB) Wide Receivers (WR) Tight Ends (TE) Defense (DEF)
Drew Brees, $15,100 Eddie Lacy, $13,800 Odell Beckham Jr., $17,100 Jimmy Graham, $11,800 Miami Dolphins, $6,500
Russell Wilson, $14,400 DeMarco Murray, $13,600 Antonio Brown, $17,000 Greg Olsen, $9,500 Carolina Panthers, $6,000
Tony Romo, $14,100 Justin Forsett, $12,000 Jordan Matthews, $14,000 Martellus Bennett, $8,600 St. Louis Rams, $6,000
Eli Manning, $13,800 Joseph Randle, $10,800 Brandin Cooks, $13,300 Austin Seferian-Jenkins, $8,500 Tennessee Titans, $5,900
Philip Rivers, $13,200 Lamar Miller, $10,600 Steve Smith Sr., $12,200 Kyle Rudolph, $8,200 Arizona Cardinals, $5,800
Joe Flacco, $12,600 Chris Johnson, $10,200 Larry Fitzgerald, $10,800 Heath Miller, $7,900 Baltimore Ravens, $5,700
Jay Cutler, $11,800 Ameer Abdullah, $8,800 Terrance Williams, $10,800 Jared Cook, $7,100 Indianapolis Colts, $5,700
Ryan Fitzpatrick, $11,200 Danny Woodhead, $8,300 Eddie Royal, $7,200 Larry Donnell, $6,600 Pittsburgh Steeler,s $5,700
Jameis Winston, $11,200 Darren Sproles, $6,800 Brandon Coleman, $6,800 Coby Fleener, $6,400 Philadelphia Eagles, $5,500


Top Implied Totals: Eagles, Saints, Colts, Giants, Packers, Steelers, Cowboys, Bengals, Ravens and Falcons

Other Offenses to Consider: Cardinals, Seahawks, Bears, Dolphins, Chargers, Jets, Titans and Buccaneers

Weather Concerns: 20-plus mph winds expected in the SF/PIT and DET/MIN games, so check back in on Sunday. If so, downgrade the QBs and pass catchers slightly in these contests.

Note: I will update the quick picks throughout the course of the day and adjust picks according to who is active/inactive.

Ricky Sanders

Ricky Sanders

Ricky Sanders is a fantasy sports expert with over 15 years of playing experience. After starting several freelance fantasy sports blogs, Ricky moved up in the fantasy industry when he joined Going9 Baseball. He wrote fantasy baseball content and had a weekly radio spot on the site’s SiriusXM Satellite Radio show. Shortly thereafter, in early 2013, Ricky joined RotoExperts as a three-sport fantasy contributor, eventually becoming one of the site’s lead basketball writers. While writing for RotoExperts, Ricky was introduced to daily fantasy sports and immediately fell in love. With help from some of his mentors, some of the best DFS players in the world, he honed his skills and became the daily fantasy expert he is today. When RotoExperts created a daily-focused website called, Ricky was brought on as one of the main contributors. He still makes frequent appearances on the RotoExperts SiriusXM Radio show and on the FNTSY Sports Television Network, talking daily fantasy sports. He also continues to write for a few DFS content sites: RotoCurve and The Fantasy Fix. Ricky is a proud and active member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He has agreed to be a writer and representative for the FantasyDraft brand and serves as an ambassador to the site. He has no more access to the site than the typical user. Don’t hesitate to contact Ricky with questions on Twitter @RSandersDFS.

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